Certified Master Baker

Swiss Bakery owner Michael Siu earned Certified Master Baker status in 2010 – congrats!

Certified Master Baker (CMB – from the Retail Bakers of America)

A baker at this level and for this designation participates in a broad range of complex, technical or professional work activities, performed in a wide variety of contexts with a substantial degree of personal responsibility and autonomy.

  • Responsibility for the work of others and allocation of resources.
  • Has the technical and administrative skills necessary to operate and manage the production area of a full-line independent or in-store commercial bakery.
  • Must produce high quality bakery foods, and demonstrate a basic knowledge about the principles of sanitation, management, retail sales/merchandising and training.

A Certified Master Baker requires:

  • A minimum of eight years of verifiable full-time commercial/retail baking experience.
  • Achieve a passing score of 70%.
  • Achieve a passing score on a two-day practical test administered by RBA.